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google. innovation has always been on my mind. i've assumed this was an area where america remained head and shoulders above the world. that's where our future lies, how we'll move up the value chain and reuate new jobs for the future. over the last few months i've been having second thoughts. i've been reading these new studies that use not polls of experts but hard data and they suggest that america's lead is slipping. in fact, one of them looks at the degree to which countries are adjusting and improving their research technology and regulatory policies to stay competitive. and it finds that the united states has made the least progress of the 36 nations in four regions studied. you can go to our website for the actual studies. consider the three most important technologies in alternative energy that are likely to yield big payoffs -- solar, wind and battery power. america doesn't measure up to asia in any of the three. take solar energy. japan and china each have three of the top ten companies in that field. america has only two. let's be clear. america still dominates the world of i
of knnovell before he took on google. i've assumed this was an area where america remained head and shoulders above the world. that's where our future lies, how we'll create new jobs for the future. over the last few months i've been having second thoughts. i've been reading these new studies that use not polls of experts but hard data and they suggest that america's lead is slipping. in fact, one with of them looks at the degree to which countries are adjusting and improving their research technology and regulatory policies to stay competitive. and it finds that the united states has made the least progress of the 36 nations in four regions studied. you can go to our website for the actual studies. consider the three most important technologies in alternative energy that are likely to yield big payoffs -- solar, wind and battery power. america doesn't measure up to asia in any of the three. take solar energy. japan and china each have three of the top ten companies in that field. america has only two. let's be clear. america still dominates the world of innovation by any measure, but the res
>> ellis tos innovation, since the time of the pilgrims, america has been the beacon of opportunity and the b the plenty. who are the innovate oos, the entrepreneurs who made electricity, for example, affordable in every household and every hospital. gave us credit cards and home equity loans for the exercise of our civilizing ownership rights and laid the foundation for mass media and the televised games and gaming. so many will relax with this weekend. we'll ask sir harold evans, author of the monumental "they made america." [theme song playing] realtime closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning company >> sir harold evans, welcome. >> thank you. >> here is the monumental book that i referred to. what is the monumental book about? >> the monumental book is about the people who gave us our pros pierty. everything that we use today, everything that we enjoy today comes not from the politicians, it comes from thennovators and yet the innovators have been totally neglected in american history. everything going back from google, back to the motor car back to the telephone, back to
as the true thing is what we're moving towards is a multiracial america. if you look at the composition and the rainbow or the gum ball or the mow sayic of america, -- mosaic of america, the 2010 census that is critically important is going to show an ever-changing picture towards a nation that by the time we get to 2045 or 2050 won't have a majority ethnic group. that is a fundamental reality that that's the course and that's the path that we are on as a nation. so i don't think we -- we have to be concerned. and i think reverend jackson addressed this. about the twisting of the youth -- and several other speakers did -- the twisting of the youth of the -- the twisting of the use of the word race. the way in which people say you're playing the race card. you're raising a racial issue. it's racial injustice and racial disparity that we have to seek to address and to correct. and i think we have an obligation as a nation. because if we don't address it, the past and the future is fraught with even more difficulty. imagine that in 10 short years by 2020 half -- half of the high school gra
redskins and glaxosmithkline created a triple solution for a healthier america. >> we call it the triple solution for a healthy america. it has three major components. one is around prevention. if you start looking at americans we have the highiest obesity rate in the world. something we mould not be proud of. we need to start looking at healthier lifestyles in term of eating and physical activity. which i know is important for the redskins. our next part is intervention. if you develop a chronic disease we want to make sure you start doing things that you need to do to keep that disease from getting worse. that includes things like taking your medication, seeing your doctor and making suring that you are developing a pattern of health lifestyles. third we are looking at invasion. with invasion we know that we have not solved all of the healthcare problems. we need to look at things like alzheimer's disease, which affect so many of us. >> the redskins team doctor aglee degrees -- agrees with a triple solution for a healthier america. >> you have to keep your activity level up. it doesn't
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have ideologies, but it is america's fate to be an ideology. >> representing that ideology is george washington. >> george washington's statute in the rotunda is a picture of -- is a depiction of george washington out of many depictions of george washington. there are busts of washington. washington is the single most represented person in the art collection. the city is named for him, he picked the site of the building. he laid the cornerstone. he is so connected to it. >> after choosing a site, and then laying the cornerstone in 1793, of it was washington's -- it was washington's desire that it be completely done in 1800. >> washington's vision for this building was something large, magnificent, and would command respect and would make americans of every state love their country better and would be in the affections of all americans. that is his legacy. >> while washington's aspirations for the building and the federal city that it looks out on have been realized, his hopes for what he called a congress house on the banks of the potomac being finished by 1800 would go unfulfilled.
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." ♪ >> china it joins america with a promise to limit carbon emissions for the first time. trouble in paradise. shares went tumbling around the world. 35 political activists and 22 reporters are murdered. it is the highest number killed in a single attack. iran is insured by the u.n. watchdog over the uranium enrichment program. he makes a splash when he tries to bridge the gap. hello and welcome to a review of the major news stories seen over the last seven days. in one day this week, the world's two biggest leaders announced they would limit carbon emissions for the first time. on wednesday, president obama said he would attend the climate summit and pledged to cut american emissions by 70% by 2020. t reversed the policy of the bush administration. we have this report from washington. >> certain days remind me of why i ran for this office. then the are moments like this. [laughter] >> he was pardoning the thanksgiving turkey. >> you are hereby pardoned. >> but there was serious movement from the white house on climate change. president obama will go to
of the fastest growing one, lend america, which aggressively marketed its services with tv ads that look like a newscast. >> lend america is making home loans available immediately to refinance up to 97.75 of a home's value. >> reporter: the company declined to comment to cbs news, but its attorney told a federal judge the most recent alleged fraud occurred 15 months ago, and the firm has since revamped from top to bottom. >> we're going to make certain that lend america and every other lender in america behave according to the standards that we expect. if they don't, they will be out of the system. >> reporter: in order to stay in his f.h.a. insured home, steven mitchell is seeking refinancing again and a lower monthly mortgage payment. >> i'm a fighter. i'm not going to give up. >> he hopes to avoid becoming another f.h.a. foreclosure statistic. >> mitchell: coming up on tonight's "cbs evening news," veterans of a deadly korean war battle with a chance to tell their stories at last. (rooster crow) today marks the 59th anniversary of one of history's most brutal battles during the korean war
morning, america. >> good morning. it is sunday, november 29th, and the story that everybody's talking about this morning is what happened in that late inform night car accident that put tiger woods in the hospital. details are so scarce, it's forcing people to speculate. fueling a lot of rumors. that's a picture. you can just make out the treads of the tires. we're also learning of what's on a 911 call. >> so many questions. we'll get into that. >>> also, we'll have the insider shopping tips retailers don't want you to know. one example, we will tell you the exact day and time to hit the stores if you want the item, make sure that item you want is >>> we have an american snapshot to a real field of dreams this week. the town is shrinking, but there is something in the soil that makes it hard to grow grass. the football team plays in the dirt. the determination on that field is lifting the town's spirits. >>> but we begin this morning with the pivotal week for president obama's foreign policy legacy. after months of dleb rations, countless meetings, mr. obama will address the nation an
afghanistan and pakistan. it's conducted from thousands of miles away in suburban america. >> reporter: look around this room. it's been hit by a missile fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle, a uav, more commonly known as a drone. the family living here say children were killed in this u.s. attack. the children were never the target, but in pakistan's tribal border region, the death spelled trouble for u.s. foreign policy. where many believe that fighting with drones is cowardly. >> last year, one of the most popular songs in pakistani pop culture was a song whose lyrics talked about how america fights without honor. >> reporter: launched from just over the border in afghanistan, the pilotless predator and reaper drones are the answer to so many of the u.s. military's problems. credited with killing more than a dozen al qaeda leaders. >> the real advantage of unmanned aerial systems is they allow you to project power without projecting vulnerability. >> reporter: this is what the view looks like from a drone. and this is how effective they can be. those men on the corner are firing guns. th
of the contract with america and the flat tax. she remained -- he approaches any subjects as internet, a government in general with one statement -- freedom of works. please welcome, dick armey. [applause] >> let me introduce somebody that every time i hear the name, dick armey's ideological soul mate. arianna huffington -- [laughter] is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of 12 books. she is co-host of "left, right and center," in may, 2005, she launched a news again blog site that has quickly become not only one of the most widely read and the most influential in the media and in political circles. in 2006, time magazine put her on the list of the time 100, their list of the world's most influential leaders. in 2009, she was named one of the most influential women and media by forbes. cordially from greece, huffington moved to england and graduated from cambridge with a master's in economics. she is known for her bold and fearlessness and believes in saying what needs to be said in doing what needs to be done, to leave and succeed. she is a prolific author with titles inclu
. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com >>> next on "msnbc sunday," tiger's not talking yet. police hope to hear from the golfing great today. speculation about his crash runs rampant. >>> also aheadt price of infamy. the white house party crashers looking for loot and charges, too. >>> here and there, the return home. millions of comings and goings for the holiday weekend. >>> the art of the deal. how to cash in on cyber monday holiday shopping bargains. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to "msnbc sunday." we'll bring it to you plus a look at why the magazine calls this worst the decade in generations, dubious honors there. >>> but firstt mystery surrounding tiger woods' car crash deepens. the florida highway patrol was hoping to talk to the golf star yesterday about the accident that took place outside his windermere home early friday. tiger is not talking. kristen
that we were going to make our products, our strings in america. we are still committed to that. we have never sold one string we didn't make here in new york. >> they have one of u.s. manufactu manufactures that have adopted the lean theory. they plan to do so or have implemented it. critics say the automation eliminates jobs. he says the replaced workers can be cross trained to do other jobs. >> we do not want to play people off because lean has been effective. that is not going to help people embracing lean or help our company or our community. what we are trying to do is take those people and train them to do something else. >> reporter: like work in the guitar strap division, part of a company he acquired several years ago. those jobs were previously in china. today, long island. economists say other companies can position themselves to bring jobs home. >> lean manufacturing makes it possible to create products in the united states efficiently, cost effectively and so forth. some manufacturing should be done in china. too much manufacturing is being done in china that could be done
of america to verify this information? if we knew the street addresses and have pictures and prices somebody ought to be able to go and look in the window are not on the door and see what is on the other side. how many people did the united states have been a country of about 30 million people to verify these 550 places, the answer was zero. so we were totally reliant on this group of highly conflicted exiles. that was all i needed to hear to have serious doubts at the validity of this information upon which we ultimately went to war with, i think, disaster consequence. .. >> if people are trying to get involved and they see that this government seems broken and does not work they get cynical said on top of that asking about "the new york times" max wrangle said he is not read about the existence of that but the newspapers in the country and of those go down they will learn of local problems to get them involved so how the system seems not to be working and the decline of the press what is your comments on those two aspects? >> what i have been discussing is declining citizenship plays a ver
of them i still believe in america and its future. while i came to your cities to introduce you to the christmas stories you introduced me to your children and grandchildren that you'll fight for. you give me hope. that's my view. [ applause ] and i welcome your view. you can go to mikehuckabee.com and e-mail me your comments. i'm hopingly hear from you today. my first guest played the role of match maker on the popular game show "love connection." but boy, this were plenty of times when he struggled just to keep peace between the contestants. there were times he struggle to keep peace in the contestants. >> did you enjoy dinner? >> no. >> at least i wasn't trying to pick up the waiter. >> i had to talk to somebody. >> well, the participants on his show didn't always find love. he didn't have much affection for politicians who think they're too good to get dumped. welcome chuck woolery! [ applause ] >> hello, chuck! >> hello. >> mike: how are you? nice to see you. >> i think one of the most quotable, one of the most quotable lines from love connection is when a guy looked at a g
and exploding size of government, something happened all across america. ordinary americans gathered in tea parties saying listen to us. [cheers and applause] >> i'm here because i'm glad to see these people come out on their own, without politicians or celebrities, getting them to tell the government to back down. [ chanting ] "you work for us. you work for us." >> let's focus on that. we don't need the government to run healthcare. the government can't even run itself. >> other americans took their concerns and sometimes even their anger to town halls, politicians looked voters in the eye and listened to what they had to say. >> you work for us. you are a representative of us. we don't care what you are saying. >> i don't understand your mentality, what do you think you accomplish by yelling? what do you accomplish by yelling? >> healthcare is three times your average wages and will double, triple and even quadruple your premiums. >> americans spoke out, and we were listening. in the next hour you will go to tea parties and see the passionate town halls, you will see average citizens inv
approach should use? caller: he should not make america look weak, which is what he is doing. host: baltimore, up next. we are asking about the president's foreign policy. subtle and strategic or weak and naive? caller: i think he is subtle and strategic. i am concerned about the earlier caller said -- and said that force is the american way. that is horrible. we should be able to compromise, talk with each other, and except differences. -- accept differences. for americans to be that forceful, i am more scared of them then i am of what others can do to us. host: when you say that we should be trying to talk, talk about the president's speech that he is making on tuesday. what are you expecting to hear from the speech and how does that apply? caller: i do not want him to go to war. unfortunately that is a big part of life sometimes. you have to use of force. i think it he has discussed this for awhile with us. the previous administration has gone in without talking. if i know that i have to use force sometimes, it can be necessary, but i think that the way that the president did it
with the best deals of the year, they come with the best coverage in america. you snooze you lose. hey! i'll take it! let the chevy red tag event begin. now during the chevy red tag event, get 0 percent see red and save green. now at your local chevy dealer. >> a manhunt is underway for a gunman who ambushed four policeman in seattle. the embassy officers while a or a coffee house. no one else was hurt. no one is sure of the gunman had an accomplice. >> we have lost people we care about and people i'm sure that the good people in the community care about as well. we are working to find out who did this as rapidly as possible and deal with them. >> investigators say the officers were targeted but they do not know what led to the shooting. it's going to be a potal week for a 8-year-old war in afghanistan. present law will unveil its strategy during a prime-time address at the u.s. military academy in new york on tuesday. he is likely to announce at least 30,000 more troops fled to afghanistan. coming up, today's mild temperatures will not stick around for long. we are tracking the latest co
more than any other public company in america. and at at&t we support a national plan that makes high speed internet available to every american family in the next five years - because we know that now is not the time to stall momentum or to stifle innovation or investment. the future is at stake, and at at&t, the future has always been and at at&t, the future has always been our business. at&t... your world... delivered. >>> good morning, and welcome to "this week." decision. afghanistan. >> it is my intention to finish the job. >> after months of deliberation and debate, president obama to announce a new strategy with more troops. >> i think it's a mistake. to deepen our involvement. >> we're not going to be there forever. >> will his new approach contain al qaeda? can obama convince congress and the country to support this war? those questions this morning for our headliners. republican senator lindsey graham who supports more troops. and bernie sanders. the independent senator calling for an exit strategy. our "this week" debate. >>> then, the white hoe crashers. will they pay a p
afghanistan into the context of what's happening in america today. not only a trillion-dollar national debt, we're in the worst recession since the great depression the middle class is collapsing. piece in the paper today, 1 out of 4 kids in this country are on food stamps. 1 out of 8 americans. when we buy our christmas products, we're buying china products. i have real problems of expanding this war. the u.s. doing is the work that the rest of the world is doing. i want to see some international cooperation, not just from europe, russia and china. what happens in afghanistan impacts what happens in pakistan. that's enormously important. >> you know the russians aren't going to go back into afghanistan. >> i have a real problem sporting 30,000 or 40,000 more troops and hundred billions a year more on top of what we're spending in iraq. >> senator graham? >> i would like to hear the details from the president on tuesday. i would support an increase in troops that bernie just indicated about pakistan. the iranians are threatening to withdraw from talks on their nuclear program. we'll be eval
of jobs in america. where are we, where are we going, and more importantly, how do you find a job if you're out of work? >> at the end of 2007 when the recession began, the unemployment rate was below 5%. for those 7 million jobs we've lost since, how long will it take to get those jobs back? >> well, with us for the hour, chrystia freeland, the managing editor of the "financial times" here in the u.s., and rutgers professor, bill rogers, former chief economist with the department of labor. welcome to both of you. thank you for being here. bill, you have been poring through the numbers. it's bad. we all know it's bad. double-digit unemployment. i think what most people need to know is where is the trend? where is it going? >> most private sector forecasters are looking at over the next few years, we're going to still be at 9% to 10%. there is the congressional budget office led by doug elmendorf they are willing to take that risk and they recognize there's a bigger error going out and it's going to take us a while to get back to full employment to recover the 7 million jobs. plus the 3 m
. that's happening now. america's most dependable 3g network. bringing you the first and only wireless 4g network. right now get a free 3g/4g device for your laptop. sprint. the now network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities access www.sprintrelay.com >>> jacqui jeras has news about your thanksgiving. you were in charge of the pies and the cornbread stuffing. how did it turn out? >> great. >> yeah? >> i'm a good pie maker. >> are you really? >> yeah. >> what did mom make? >> what did mom make? mom made some rolls. my sister did the turkey. >> who is a better cook? >> my sister's husband. >> better than your mom? >> mom is better. your mom did everything, right? >> yeah. we don't want to talk about it. i could barely get in my suit. >> wear the big pants. >> what is a busy day? today or tomorrow? the wednesday before and the sunday after. we expect we are going to have some travel delays. today if you were traveling or trying to enjoy the out of doors. we had trouble in the northeast. it looks good on the radar but the wind has been the problem. wind advisories have
any other book in history other thant bible. he leads one of america's largest congregations in his saddleback church in california. pastor rick warren joins us for a discussion on faith and charity. then, he's the world's richest man, founder of computer giant microsoft. together with his wife, melinda, bill gates also runs the largest private charitable foundation in the world. they're here exclusively to discuss their mission to improve global health and education. but first, our focus on giving thanks and helping others during a tumultuous period in our country economically and politically. with us pastor, best-selling author, and be no stranger to washington, rick warren. pastor rick warren, welcome back to "meet the press." i will call you pastor rick. >> just call me rick. just call me for dinner. >> what is testing the faith of americans, do you think, as you approach this holiday season? >> well, no doubt about the economy, the war in afghanistan, but also i just think the political visions are a big deal that the coarsening of our society, demonizing differences. those thi
make themselves successful against the backdrop of segregation in america, and i think that they thought if they could fight their way into the headlines adam clayton powell and church politics of america and the u.s. congress, sammy davis jr., night clubs in the 1940's and 50's and than sugar ray robinson as a pure championship athlete. >> host: i think we are bad teaching history in this country and oftentimes the civil rights movement is taught as if it spawned the fourth from the head of dr. king in the mid-1950s as if there wasn't groundwork laid before then. and in all three men as well you see evidence of that ground work. and the idea of we are going to challenge racism in ways that may be will inspire people and the unintended consequences if you will and to take it to sugar ray robinson you have a brilliant chapter in the book about the experience in the u.s. army and comparing and contrasting his demeanor as i believe a corporal in the u.s. army with experience of his sort of running buddy joe louis. can you speak about sugar ray robinson's experience? he's a
-- >> greta: though labeled the great satan, america tried to develop relations with the new iran. meanwhile the shah was a man without a country, zig zagging the world in search of a safe haven and he was wattling a serious -- battling a serious illness, limb foe that. from a heavily guarded villa in mexico, the shah pleaded to carter for entry into america for treatment. >> the feeling was that he had been a loyal ally of the united states and we should not reject entry. >> greta: on october 22nd, 1979 the shah secretly arrived in new york city. >> he decided our hospitality as a nation justified bringing him here for cancer treatment. >> we learned that the administration decided to admit the shah in. my sense that was we were essentially being hung out to dry. >> greta: the islamic republic of iran wanted the shah returned to stand trial for his alleged crimes. >> the protests were getting more frequent and loud and violent. the burning of the american effi.and burning of ieffigies of president carter. >> the representatives were islamic fundamentalists. they wanted the shah returned and
at states of america. a very audacious objective brilliantly executed and achieved. she then spent the rest of for life trying to convince the local governments. i show my age by not using the modern word miami-dade county, and miami beach to develop the ordnances and other necessary legal cap mechanisms to protect this national historic district. unfortunately she died three years before the full realization of her effort. but there is now a st. -- i believe it is tenth street, which is named for barbara. i cite her because she is emblematic of the kind of person that i believe all americans can be if they have a sufficient amount of internal self-confidence and a willingness to acquire the competencies' to be an effective citizen. this book "america the owner's manual" is devoted to preparing all americans for active and effective and hon. citizenship. i have defined, and this is totally my doing. i do not hold anybody else responsible. what i consider to be the ten essentials skills of effective citizenship. barbara had most of the skills. she had the skills threw her experience in marke
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, et cetera. i think that ryan touched upon a great point is the back to basics movement across america is a very, very good thing. i expect that the savings rate is going to stay markedly higher than it was, say a couple of years ago, right, donna, when it was negative 2%. and so this is a good thing. we've all had to ween ourselves from credit and that's good for the american economy and for the global economy going forward. >> well, lynnette, great thoughts. great thoughts, everybody. thanks a lot. stay put. you're not going anywhere. we're just getting started. unemployment is over 10%. how safe is your job right now and going forward? and also tackle your number one investment, your home. >>> since the beginning of the recession back in december 2007 the unemployment rate has gone from 4.9% all the way past the double-digit mark. the unemployment rate jumped to 10.2% in october. that's the highest since 1983. and with these numbers this startling, when will we see a recovery on the jobs front? donna, i want to turn to you. 7.3 million americans unemployed since the beginning of the
crash of one of china's main airports killing three americans on board. now, we're getting word america's national transportation safety board is sending a team of experts to help chinese official offici investigate the cause. amateur video showing the aftermath of the disaster. the cargo plane taking off and heading to the neighboring country of kirgestan. we're told americans killed were crew members for avian to aviation. company based in similar zinba. four other americans were injured. chinese media reporting that the plane tail hit the ground in take-off and causing it to veer off the runway and burst into flames. he's been held captive for years now, but now there is new hope he'll come home. israeli soldier shalise taken by militants off the gaza strip in june of 2006. but now sources telling fox news a deal securing his release is nearly complete. reena ninan has more from jerusalem. >> hi, julie. sources close to mediation efforts tell fox news they are nearing a deal on the release of kidnapped israeli soldier. but they say a deal is not expected to come down before monday w
health care? about health care in america? >> about the coverage of it? well, the coverage of it really, contradictory answers. there has been a lot of superficial coverage, the kind of he said, she said coverage, of who the nationalities -- of to the personalities are, an issue that is substantive and like health care. paradoxically, some of the best coverage i have seen has come in these newspapers, that we say are dinosas. "the washington post," "the new york times," have often comes done a brilliant job of putting into context the different aspects of health care, whether it is the role of the insurance company, the doctors, etc., how they match, that type of thing, has been done in ways that i think are odd-inspiring by some of the writers and "the washington post" and "the new york times." >> the reason why we conduct that type of coverage is because newspapers can see this issue coming along, and they assign teams of reporters who immersed themselves in an issue, as opposed to getting the he said, see said-she said, that the things. that only a large well-funded news organization
the past two years. last year alone we invested more than any other public company in america. and at at&t we support a national plan that makes high speed internet available to every american family in the next five years - because we know that now is not the time to stall momentum or to stifle innovation or investment. the future is at stake, and at at&t, the future has always been and at at&t, the future has always been our business. at&t... your world... delivered. >> i'm back with art fritzen. art, you like the unmanned system. it is revolution technology. how likely is it that the uav lessons will be forgotten as for example the springfield rifle was good after the civil war. >> it is like the rifle. the whole industry is an early time and exciting time to be in that industry. everyone is inn no straighting on their own -- inn -- innovating on their own. i think it is a competitive field. it is less likely we will lose these technologies. they will capture the lessons learned even if the programs of record don't quite make it. i'm excited about that. with all the innovation going
addictions. he put the moral in immoral. abc canceled adam lambert's appearance on "good morning america" after a saucy appearance. the network which aired the award on sunday reportedly received more than 1500 complaints from viewers we get that a night after lambert thrust a guy's head into his crouch and kissed a male musician. he said the kid kiss was spontaneous and if people are upset that is a form of discrimination and that 1 bad. he was disgusted further today on the cbs early show which booked him after. >> my eyes. my eyes! >> you will never be able to unsee that one. >> i don't know. was "good morning america" wrong to cancel him? >> well, greg, i think that there is a line about what is too gay for the morning time and "good morning america" decided what the line was today. the song is called "good morning america," not good morning here is some dude -- >> greg: you have to pitch that show? >> oh, man. >> you have to pitch that as a morning show. >> i think you are out first. >> and you know who should star in it is katie couric. >> greg: i was thinking that. here is the thi
>> paul: this week on the "the journal editorial report" -- a holy war here in america. the domestic islamic terror threat is real, but are we prepared to fight it? as the president gets ready to make his afghanistan announcement, democrats say they won't support more troops without tax increase. and they tee off on tim geithner. some say the treasury secretary should go. is he the one making economic policy in this administration? welcome to the "the journal editorial report." i'm paul gigot. federal officials this week announce charge against eight people they say helped recruit dozens of young americans to join al-qaeda-linked group in somalia. the charges are part of an investigation into disappearance of more than 20 young somali men from minneapolis over the last two years. most of them u.s. citizens who federal authorities say travel to somalia to join a terrorist group fighting to establish a muslim state in somalia and pledged its allegiance to osama bin laden. they say it's one of the most expense i doive domestic investigation since september 11. and with the
. >> this is "america and the courts." next, a panel of supreme court scholars talk about recent changes to the high court, including the retirement of justice souter and the addition of justice sotomayor. the institute of associates program hosted this discussion earlier this month in washington d.c. this is an hour portion of the event. >> i had a discussion with justice o'connor, went on and on about how he was universally loved by all of them. he was a great storyteller, with a great set of tales about life in new hampshire. too many out there, you think of him as a recluse. he had a reputation, he did not socialize much in washington. he would eat by himself, his apple and yogurt. but he had a good relationship with colleagues and was quite active on the bench, quite forceful. he was not at all is quiet, shy retiree as you might think of him socially. the colleagues i talked to recently were on the daily basis of his absence. >> to me, he asked incredibly insightful crash since the questions. you could have a conversation with him based on the substance of what he said, but not because he was a
to make america better! i want to make america better! i want peace in the world! i want to make america better! i want to make america better! [applause] [applause] >> can i ask all of the members of the congressional black caucus to come forward in a special tribute to reverend jackson? with the like to make this presentation before he speaks. -- we would like to make this presentation before he speaks. reverend jackson, so many of us here in congress are part of that and still are part of a coalition. he paved the way for some many of us to be where we are and who we are as members of congress. we just say thank you today. " we encourage you to fight the good fight and keep hope alive. you certainly have kept us inspired by your life's work. on behalf of the congressional black caucus, we would like to present to you a small token of appreciation from the 42 members of the congressional black caucus. we like to thank you for persevering so many years. 25 years. thank you and god bless you. >> that my exit but -- let me express my thanks to you for how much you were and are and will be
is certainly not happy and spoke with "good morning america" about the incident. >> she's a good kid, she's not a dog. she don't deserve to be treated inhumane. she's not a tiger. >> upset father there. we'll take your calls. we want to know what you think. 1-877-tell-hln is the number. joining us to talk about it, a former sex crimes prosecutor, nicole deborg, and also a detective lieutenant from the new jersey police department. steve, let me read you a facebook comment, from willy g. writing, a taser should only be used when a person cannot physically be taken into custody. i hardly think this 10-year-old girl could not be contained. i think that's what a lot of people are thinking. you're trying to tell me a cop couldn't restrain a 10-year-old without using a taser? >> mike, i have to agree. i've got some issues with this. i believe and what i'm troubled about is that the officer actually asked the mother if he can taser her which leads me to believe he was questioning his own judgment. look, a police officer's nightmare is to go into a violent situation involving a child. but before
in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. >>> back with two top senators. republican richard lugar and democrat jack reed. let's stay on afghanistan. you mentioned before the break, senator lugar, the goal is to train 134,000 afghan security forces by next october. that would require 5,000 a month. and yet, just this past month, the afghani government failed its target by more than 2,000. some would say that this is iraq deja vu. that the united states government keeps say we're going to train them, we're going to train them, we're going to train them and because of problems with the afghan government, in this case, corruption, people leaving once they get the training, it won't get done. do you trust the other side of the equation? do we have a reliable partner in the afghan government? >> for the moment, we don't have a reliable partner. and that's a question, clearly, of the building process. if the training occurs, will the government really take hold? we don't know, frankly.
that line from afghanistan to the united states of america and say, you know why we're here? do you remember 9/11? do you remember al qaeda? our mission, as he described early spring is to seek, destroy and get rid of al qaeda to a certain extent and the taliban when there's overlap there which is a lot of it. he needs to remind people that this isn't about propping up karzai. this is not about the afghan government. that's obviously an element you've got to strengthen, but it's not about that, it's about us, and if he can't make that connection, he's got a problem. >> if this continues to spiral downward, next year you have pakistan where they have nuclear weapons. >> and to that point, have the american people -- do our presidents, do our members of congress, do us in our business, do we spend enough time constantly reminding people? because even if things go perfectly in afghanistan, most of al qaeda is on the pakistan side. so essentially u.s. forces in afghanistan are the fire department that if pakistan does its job, al qaeda can't come across the border seeking refuge. >> absolutely.
from chevy. with roadside assi0mance and courtesy transportation, it's the best coverage in america. >>> you know it's the season to shop. really yesterday was the day. they call it black friday. and retailers were encouraged by people who opened their wallets on black friday to kick off the start of the christmas shopping season. a national research firm says total spending was up about half a percentage point from last year. jcpenneys and sears among the chains that reported having a good day. the increase may get bigger when they total up cyber sales. one analyst said the average online customer spent 35% more yesterday compared to a year ago. jacqui jeras, that is good news. i wonder if they had some good weather shopping. were you out there on black friday? did you go -- >> no, i worked yesterday. but a lot of places had two-day deals, and i did a little bit of shopping this morning. >> you did? >> couldn't help myself. i love a bargain. a lot of people love a bargain. >> you bought stuff for everybody on the show, right? >> of course. yes. what was on your list? no, i'm just k
're against west point and duty, honor and country. >> we expect there to be 34,000. >> america, our own men and women will be spent. but what about everything we hear about the nato allies? are they ponying up? >> well, british prime minister gordon brown said yesterday countries backing afghanistan are going to demand security bench marks, meant for training and deploying thousands of soldiers and reducing corruption in afghanistan. brown said he announced this week whether the conditions are met to send extra 500 troops from his country. he and the u.s. are expected to push the nato countries to add more troops as well. we expect those decisions to be made in the coming months. >> eric: caroline, 48 hours for the president's big speech at west point and osama bin laden still out there. thank you. >> jamie: meanwhile, as president obama is surely preparing for his primetime speech on afghanistan, we are now learning how the commander in chief may take on the taliban. there is a report today that as many as 9,000 marines will renew an assault on a taliban stronghold. all is part of the new
our reach, but we let him go. >>> the 2009 table tennis team championship of north america is just about to begin here at the baltimore convention center. coming up, we'll tell you all about it. that is after the break. but first, here are saturday's winning lottery numbers. good luck. >>> welcome back. taking a lookout at a very sunny day for this time of year. on you highs typically top out around 51 degrees. we are passing that today. today a lot of folks will be out and about trying to do christmas lights. the miracle on 34th street is up and running. a lot of folks trying to clean up leaves. a good day for a wendy the weekend after a holiday. we should say a nice time to be out. 60 degrees our daytime high. right around the 50-degree mark toward the middle of the week. 57 with a chance of showers. sun stays with us. the clouds will thicken on wednesday. colder air behind that. 46 and 5 for thursday and friday. overnight lows getting down into the 20s. >>> first turning now to some of the other stories people are talking about this morning. a new government report shows the uni
. >> kelly: this week on the journal editorial report, a holy war here in america. the domestic is real, but are we prepared to fight it. as the president prepares to make the afghanistan announcement. democrats say they won't support a bigger troop increase without a bigger tax increase. congress tees off on tim geithner some say the treasury secretary should go. is he really the one making economic policy in this administration? welcome to the journal editorial report, i'm paul gigot. federal officials announced charges against eight people they say recruited dozens of young americans to join an al-qaeda linked group in somalia. the disappearance of more than 20 young somali men from minneapolis the last two years, most of them u.s. citizens who federal authorities say traveled to somalia to join the terror group fighting to establish a muslim state in somalia and recently pledgedist allegiance to osama bin laden. officials say it's one of the most extensive terror investigations and how well prepared the u.s. is to deal with home grown islamic terrorists. a former ceo officer
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